How can I be a healthy trucker?

| February 27, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I really love my trucking job but am worried about the future. I am at least 75 lbs. overweight, have high blood pressure and probably sleep apnea. I try to eat a healthy diet ...

Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

| February 27, 2012

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his ...

Life makes sense out on the road

| February 27, 2012

Our extended vacation was good but went wrong in some ways.

A bit of Daytona 500 history

| February 26, 2012

The Daytona 500 race has never been rained out before. It was today.

Go Guy ‘pocket urinal’ pitchman ‘Go Cousin Vinny’

| February 26, 2012

"As spring approaches," runs the latest press release from the makers of the Go Guy pocket urinal (motto: "When there is nowhere to go, go where you are"), "more truckers will be heading out onto ...

They tax truckers to death and then tax us more

Phil Madsen | February 25, 2012

Talking today about ad valorem tax and thanking truckers

Fruit Smoothie

| February 24, 2012

Any of you drivers who make an effort to stay healthy while on the road know that it's tough — really tough. And when it comes to eating, you have to plan, plan, plan. This ...

About Express-1 and XPO

Phil Madsen | February 24, 2012

I am researching and writing a story about expedite carrier Express-1 and its parent company XPO Logistics, Inc.

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